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If I have an underlying health condition, can I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

People with underlying medical conditions can receive a COVID-19 vaccine as long as they have not had an immediate or severe allergic reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine or to any of the ingredients in the vaccine. Learn more about vaccination considerations for people with underlying medical conditions. Vaccination is an important consideration for adults of any age with certain underlying medical conditions because they are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

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1. Who is eligible to receive an updated COVID-19 vaccine?
2. What is an updated COVID-19 vaccine?
3. Should I get an updated COVID-19 vaccine if I’ve previously gotten a COVID-19 booster?
4. Can I get an updated COVID-19 dose if I haven’t been vaccinated yet?
5. Can I still get a bivalent COVID-19 vaccine?
6. Where can I get the updated COVID-19 vaccine?
7. Who is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine?
8. What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
9. How do we know the COVID-19 vaccines are safe?
10. How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?
11. Why should I consider vaccinating my child? 
12. If I have already had COVID-19 and recovered, do I still need to get vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine?
13. Do I need to pay for the vaccine?
14. What is a vaccination record card?
15. If I have an underlying health condition, can I get a COVID-19 vaccine?
16. Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine if I've had an allergic reaction to a vaccine in the past?
17. Can I get a COVID-19 vaccine if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
18. Where can I report side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?
19. What is VAERS?
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